3rd Circ. Upholds Ex-Wilson Sonsini Atty's Record Sentence

Law360, Los Angeles (July 9, 2013, 10:29 PM EDT) -- The Third Circuit on Tuesday upheld a conviction and a record 12-year prison sentence in an insider trading case against a former Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC attorney, saying the district court didn’t apply faulty sentencing guidelines or issue a substantively unreasonable sentence.

Matthew Kluger was sentenced to 12 years in prison in July 2012 after pleading guilty to charges that he provided confidential information on corporate deals over the course of 17 years in a $37 million scheme. In April, attorneys for Kluger, who...
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